The success of the console project was in the balance and followers just wanted to know what was in it.
3D renders and promotional interviews were all well and good, but what was there of any substance?
The answer? Nothing.
No technical specs were revealed and Mike was stalling. The New Yor Toy Fair prototype was revealed to be a Super Nintendo Jr inside a Jaguar shell and of course, nobody let Mike forget that fact.
Though Mike and his team, along with those on the Talk Retro podcast would deny it, the truth was unavoidable. Mike was showing a fake prototype at the biggest toy show in the world.
For more background on the story, you can check out our Thursday Quotes.
You can read all about it in the book Smoke And Mirrors of course.
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